Microsoft Internet Explorer up to 6 Cross Frame authentication spoofing

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Internet Explorer up to 6 (Web Browser). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown functionality of the component Cross Frame Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak authentication vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-290. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 06/29/2004 by Mark Laurence, http-equiv and Gary McKay (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-2004-0719 since 07/22/2004. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available.

After 1 days, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept. It is possible to download the exploit at As 0-day the estimated underground price was around $25k-$100k.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 10627), X-Force (1598) and Secunia (SA11966). Additional details are provided at





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.7

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.7
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Class: Weak authentication
CWE: CWE-290
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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OpenVAS ID: 54990
OpenVAS Name: Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200507-14 (mozilla)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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06/29/2004 🔍
06/29/2004 +0 days 🔍
06/30/2004 +1 days 🔍
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07/22/2004 +21 days 🔍
07/27/2004 +5 days 🔍
03/09/2021 +6069 days 🔍



Researcher: Mark Laurence/http-equiv/Gary McKay
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2004-0719 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 10627 - Microsoft Internet Explorer Cross-Domain Frame Loading Vulnerability
Secunia: 11966 - Internet Explorer Frame Injection Vulnerability, Moderately Critical
X-Force: 1598
OSVDB: 7296 - Microsoft IE Cross-domain Frame Injection Content Spoofing

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Created: 06/30/2004 12:28 PM
Updated: 03/09/2021 03:21 PM
Changes: (2) source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class
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